Posts by Sara Nicholls

10 Nations Tournament Announcement

The eyes of the bowls world will be on Cardiff & Vale next month for a 10 nations test match. Wales have invited nine countries to take part in the nine-day event which is being held as part of the preparation for the Atlantic Championships which Wales will host in 2019. Countries taking part are Malaysia, Australia, USA, Spain, Ireland, Jersey, Canada, South Africa and Namibia (men only). Both the WBA and WWBA have chosen teams made up of a mix of experienced and a development players to give them an opportunity to play against some of the top countries
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Day Six – 2018 Commonwealth Games

Julie Thomas & Gilbert Miles with Directors John Wilson and Bryon John today took on South Africa in the B2/B3 mixed pairs semi-final match and narrowly missed out on a spot in the final; it was a close fought game going all the way to the last bowl. Wales will now play Scotland to contest for the Bronze medal tomorrow 10am (BST) The morning saw Dan Salmon’s winning streak continue in his singles campaign with a 21-18 victory over Brendan Aquilina of Malta, before beating the Cook Islands 21-17 in round four. An evening match set to have everyone on
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Day Four – 2018 Commonwealth Games

Daniels delivers Wales’ first medal on the greens. April 8th 2018 can be another memorable moment that Laura Daniels can add to her impressive bowling CV. Daniels’ outstanding form continued into the semi-final where she faced Canada’s Kelly McKerihen powering past her Canadian opposition winning 21 – 13. Setting her up for the Gold medal match that evening against current title holder Jo Edwards from New Zealand. The Gold medal decider took place under the BroadBeach lights in front of a large crowd, and was televised live back home on the BBC. Daniels’ lead 15-10 and then 17-13, however the
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Day Two – 2018 Commonwealth Games

There were mixed fortunes for the Welsh team today on the second day of the games at Broadbeach. The Men’s Triple continue their fine form with a 27 10 win over Papua New Guinea which secures them safe passage to the Quarter Finals. Wales will play England tomorrow in the last game of the group stage which will determine the top spot in the group. Currently sitting second in the group Dan Salmon and Marc Wyatt kept their Pairs campaign alive with a convincing win over Jamaica 33-4. Tomorrow the pair will play their final group game against Northern Ireland who
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Meet the Team – Support Staff

With just days until our athletes set off for the Gold Coast, many of us are counting down until our players take to the greens. But behind the team is a group of very passionate people, who work tirelessly in the run up to and during the games to give our athletes every chance of achieving their ambitions. Team Wales – support
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Community Asset Transfer Conferences

Two Community Asset Transfer Conferences have been organised by the Welsh Government in North and South Wales. The events will be a chance to reflect on good practice, procedures, and relationships that we would like to retain in Wales whilst identifying areas we need to create or strengthen further. To view the invite please click here The outline programme, timings and workshop synopses for the events can be viewed here  
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Commonwealth Selection for Lawn Bowls

Commonwealth Games Wales have today revealed the latest tranche of athletes selected to compete at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. 93 athletes have been announced across 11 sports, following nomination by the national governing bodies and selection ratification by the Commonwealth Games Wales Board. They join the 31 athletes already confirmed for weightlifting and para-sports, as announced last year. This brings the Team Wales athlete total up to 124, with final selections for the remaining sports expected in the coming weeks. BowlsWales is delighted that 10 of the athletes announced today are bowlers, who will join the 5 para
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